Local Human Rights Committee Meeting
Thursday, January 16, 2014
502 Old Lynchburg Rd
LHRC Board Members in attendance:
Advocates in attendance:
Chuck Collins, Regional Human Rights Advocate
Mark Seymour, Regional Human Rights Advocate
Affiliates in attendance:
Ann Mays, Region Ten CSB
Savannah Thompson, Lutheran Family Services of Va.
Leonard, Lutheran Family Services of Va.
John Santowski, ARC of the Piedmont
Pam Golas, Wall Residences
Claudia Hildebrand, Little Keswick School
Rondalyn Palmer, Fair Winds
Leela Lipscombe, Counseling Alliance of Virginia
Kristen Ault, New Y-CAPP
Matthew Osborne, VIA
Tyrone Hilton, Envision Solutions
Dianne Proctor, Creative Family Solutions
Alison Salanova, Worksource Enterprises
Amy Banner, Blue Ridge First Step
Debra Knighton, Thrive
Mindi Perry, ARS Pantops
Darian Hall, Family Preservation Services
Lindsay Jackson, Wall Residences
Sebastian Symeonides, VABODE
Items covered during the meeting:
- Chuck Collins -
- Commented on the new hospital and that the “kinks” are still being worked out. Recently a consumer who transitioned passed away. In the new hospital movements are caught on video tape and staff and HR Advocate could see that the staff assisting the consumer followed all of the appropriate protocols.
- Will be doing a Human Rights training at START.
- Deeds Family incident – request was made to invite Buzz Barnett, Region Ten Emergency Services Director to the next meeting to discuss changes following the Deeds crisis.
Mark Seymour -
-Mark shared his new telephone number (540)569-3193.
- If you are performing “Pat downs” you need to have a written policy. Also, all “pat downs” should be performed by using the back of the hands.
Comments from Affiliates- No comments
The LHRC Meeting was adjourned.
The next meeting will be held on Thursday, April 17, 2014
We would like to thank everyone that attended this meeting and those who presented during the meeting. Please remember that everyone is invited to attend each LHRC Meeting held.